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FIRST-HAND First-Hand testimonials, showcasing what it takes to drive change, with resilience I was never interested in politics. But, a road and a series of civic tasks changed me. Our village, Anpoondi, has almost 200 girls with more than 50 of them living in my neighbourhood – The palla street. But, it is a far …

Saloni and Aditi from Jamshedpur Public School are creating a dialogue with Safai Karamcharis at school, subtly rediscovering what it means to be free While studying at school, I remember asking my mother for money every now and then – for music CDs, books, clothes and so much more. More often than not, I would …

The district of Vellore is a major medical and industrial district of Tamil Nadu.  Home to the Christian Medical College and Vellore Institute of Technology, the district is the largest exporter of finished leather goods in the country and also got a place in the next round of smart cities project list, released by The …

  Upon research, we find that according to the Census of 2011, Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of young people in the country. Out of the total population of 19.9 crores, there were nearly 4 crore young people (15-24 years) – a prominent 17.5% of the total population. For the persistent problem its associated …

According to The Global Hunger Index 2017 – an index based on factors like the prevalence of undernourishment, child wasting, child stunting, and child mortality – India had been placed at the 100th Position. Although, there has been significant improvements in the daunting figures of child mortality, according to 2015–2016 survey data, more than a …

Read an exclusive conversation between Tuhin Sen, co-founder of The Optimist Citizen and Priya Prakash, founder of Health Set Go, who is laying the foundation of health for thousands of school students in India Q) Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how was your childhood like? I grew up in …

Part of the tribe! Part of the tribe – an epithet that probably brings in images of communal fervour and community bonding. But, it wouldn’t be necessarily a statement that you would associate with a chain of backpackers hostels. The Lost Tribe Hostel might be that new a figment of that tangible imagination. The low-cost …

“We were going to Gujrat to attend the Rally for the Valley. Now, in an organised peaceful rally, we found the attitude of authorities towards us as immensely hostile. I felt like this was not my country; seemed like an alien land perhaps. All four of us were dragged into a police van for no …